William Miles con A Plain Treatise on Horse-Shoeing with Illustrations (English Edition)
This is a detailed treatise on horse-shoeing, with chapters on everything from training horses to be shod, to treating and curing common diseases and more. With authentic photographs and helpful diagrams, this volume will appeal to modern horse owners and farriers alike, and it is not to be missed by the discerning collector. Contents include: "Horse-shoeing", "Preparing the Foot", "The Shoe", "Choosing a Shoe", "The Nail-Holes", "Fitting the Shoe", "Filing up the Shoe", "Nails", "Nailing on the Shoe", "Shoeing with Leather", "The Hind-Shoe", "Cutting", "Removing", "General Observations", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on maintaining and caring for horses.